Adam Miller
Video Producer

Adam is part of the Creative Arts team, where he creates original video and works closely with the team on the branding of our series. He also provides media support to other ministry areas.

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Adam Miller
Video Producer
Amanda Walker
Children's Coordinator

Amanda and Jennifer share the responsibility of coordinating Children’s Ministry programming for the weekends at our Benton Campus.

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Amanda Walker
Children's Coordinator
Angel Hillman
Exec Director - Business & Communication

Angel is responsible for developing and maintaining the integrity of La Croix’s business practices and for providing leadership and vision for strategic communication initiatives.

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Angel Hillman
Exec Director - Business & Communication
Barb Byrum
Administrative Assistant

Barb manages the administrative side of the main office. She also assists Local Mission ministries with administrative tasks associated with their job while being the first smiling face people encounter when they enter the office.

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Barb Byrum
Administrative Assistant
Blaine Brunkhorst
Student Teaching Pastor

Blaine leads and develops groups of volunteers to provide weekly gatherings for Jr High and Sr High students. In addition, he oversees all teaching and discipleship for Student Ministries.

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Blaine Brunkhorst
Student Teaching Pastor
Brett Cheek
Spiritual Formation & Teaching Pastor

Brett is responsible for a significant amount of teaching on the weekends, as well as providing leadership to the Spiritual Formation team.

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Brett Cheek
Spiritual Formation & Teaching Pastor
Brittney Crossett
Preschool Coordinator

Brittney leads and develops a team of volunteers to provide a safe and fun educational environment for the preschoolers of La Croix. She also establishes the curriculum for the preschool area of the Reign Forest.

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Brittney Crossett
Preschool Coordinator
Cindy Walton
Spiritual Formation Coordinator

Cindy manages the operations side of Spiritual Formation. She works closely with Brett and that team to make things happen!

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Cindy Walton
Spiritual Formation Coordinator
Clinton Walker
Benton Worship Leader

Clinton is the primary weekend worship leader at the Benton campus.

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Clinton Walker
Benton Worship Leader
Collin Smith
Benton Campus Pastor / Graphic Artist

Collin is the Benton Campus Pastor and is part of the Creative Arts team where he creates original graphic content for media and communication needs.

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Collin Smith
Benton Campus Pastor / Graphic Artist
Dave Pfanstiel
Weekend Director

Dave is responsible for all of the components of the weekend worship experience, along with any other events that take place in the worship center. He is also responsible for the development of the teams who make the weekends happen.

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Dave Pfanstiel
Weekend Director
Jane Kurre
Accounting & Finance Manager

Jane is responsible for all accounts receivables and payables. She also assists the Communications Team in writing/proofing and implementing content.

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Jane Kurre
Accounting & Finance Manager
Jared Ritter
Student Ministry Coodinator

Jared assists the Student Ministry team with events and weekly gatherings and builds relationships with students. He is also the Director of Xtreme Camp.

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Jared Ritter
Student Ministry Coodinator
Jeff Peters
Executive Director

Jeff provides supervision, coaching, mentoring, and encouragement to the church staff. He helps equip staff to accomplish the mission and vision of La Croix.

Jeff Peters
Executive Director
Jeffrey Waters
Ignite Pastor

Jeffrey works with college age persons to help them grow in this crucial time of their lives. The college ministry is called Ignite and is primarily on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University.

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Jeffrey Waters
Ignite Pastor
Jen McBride
Children's Ministry Graphics Coordinator

Jen is responsible for the creation and quality control of graphics for curriculum, events and communication pieces for the Children’s Ministry team.

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Jen McBride
Children's Ministry Graphics Coordinator
Jennifer Gadberry
Children's Coordinator

Jennifer and Amanda share the responsibility of coordinating Children’s Ministry programming for the weekends at our Benton Campus.

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Jennifer Gadberry
Children's Coordinator
Joanna Sams
Administrative Assistant

JoAnna assists Student and Children’s Ministries, Ignite and the Benton Campus to make sure that they have everything they need to succeed in their roles.

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Joanna Sams
Administrative Assistant
Jordan Copeland
Worship Director

Jordan is part of the Creative Arts team and is the primary worship leader at the Cape Campus each weekend. He is also responsible for the development of leaders and teams to lead worship on the weekend and in various other environments.

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Jordan Copeland
Worship Director
Josh Reeves
Creative Arts Director

Josh gives leadership to the Creative Arts team and is responsible for their development and growth. As the primary Graphic Artist, he is also responsible for communicating our series, ministries and events through original graphic design.

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Josh Reeves
Creative Arts Director
Kim Holman
Discipleship Director

As part of the Spiritual Formation team, Kim works closely with small group leaders to put systems in place that will further growth. She is also working with the SF team to develop a new discipleship system.

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Kim Holman
Discipleship Director
Kweku Arkorful
Student Ministry Community Pastor

Kweku leads and develops groups of volunteers to provide weekly gatherings for Jr High and Sr High students. In addition, he oversees all outreach for Student Ministries.

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Kweku Arkorful
Student Ministry Community Pastor
Mary Caldwell
Executive Assistant to Ron Watts

Mary attends to any business that involves Ron, including managing his crazy schedule. She also coordinates details for weddings, funerals, baptisms and membership classes.

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Mary Caldwell
Executive Assistant to Ron Watts
Molly Long
Connections Coordinator

Molly works in the Spiritual Formation team, where she creates easy next steps for people to get connected at La Croix. ¿Habla español? Sea parte de nuestra comunidad. Molly habla español y le encantaría hablar contigo el día de hoy. ¡Siéntete libre de enviarle un correo!

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Molly Long
Connections Coordinator
Nick Pupek
Communication Coordinator

Nick collaborates with all teams in writing and proofing materials for internal and external communication for La Croix. He also assists with media planning and provides support to the Media Arts team.

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Nick Pupek
Communication Coordinator
Paul Smollen
Technical Director

Paul is responsible for overseeing the purchase, install and maintenance of all technical equipment for all La Croix facilities.

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Paul Smollen
Technical Director
Ron Watts
Senior Pastor

Ron is the founding pastor of La Croix. His role is to give direction to the spiritual life of the church and is the primary teacher on the weekend.

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Ron Watts
Senior Pastor
Rosa Lloyd
Interim Elementary Coordinator

Rosa leads and develops a team of volunteers to provide a safe and fun educational environment for the Kindergarten thru 3rd graders of La Croix.

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Rosa Lloyd
Interim Elementary Coordinator
Ruth Ann Orr
Missions Director

Ruth Ann provides leadership to the Missions Operations Team and is a liaison between La Croix and their many mission partners.

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Ruth Ann Orr
Missions Director
Sarah Declue
Children's Ministry Director

Sarah leads the Children’s Ministry Team and works to infuse the vision of La Croix into everything that happens in the Reign Forest. Sarah is also a catalyst for helping to equip parents to be the spiritual leaders of their home.

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Sarah Declue
Children's Ministry Director
Sharon Ford
Administrative Assistant

Sharon serves as support to the Spiritual Formation team and helps with any needs they may have in carrying out their responsibilities.

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Sharon Ford
Administrative Assistant
Staci Class
Human Resources Director

Staci is responsible for the development and implementation of systems, processes and procedures to help us honor our most valued resources – our people.

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Staci Class
Human Resources Director
Tyler Myers
Video Producer

Tyler is part of the Creative Arts team, where he creates original video and works closely with the team on the branding of our series. He also provides media support to other ministry areas.

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Tyler Myers
Video Producer
Wayne Shockley
Facilities Manager

Wayne works hard at making great facilities even greater. He is in charge of all of our buildings, (Cape Campus, Benton Campus, Ignite House and The Bridge) inside and out.

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Wayne Shockley
Facilities Manager
Zach Stanfield
Digital Media Specialist

Zach is part of the Creative Arts team, where he produces the weekend worship experience video for the Benton campus, manages the video control room on the weekends and oversees the training of video volunteers. He also gives administrative support to the Creative Arts team.

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Zach Stanfield
Digital Media Specialist